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Sept. 10

Sept. 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Derek Rayment
Public and Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876, office
darayment@mccneb.edu
mccneb.edu

  MCC receives $55,000 grant from Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation

OMAHA, Neb. - Metropolitan Community College is the recipient of a generous $55,000 grant award from the Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation. The grant will go toward helping Automotive Technology, Auto Collision Technology and Diesel Technology programs at the College. The grant will also help those students in the Automotive Training Center, a brand new two-story academic facility on the South Omaha Campus.

“This generous grant will go directly to students, helping them earn a degree in a career field that is in high demand,” said Scott Broady, associate dean-Industrial and Automotive Technology. “This grant helps further MCC’s mission by removing barriers to education and giving students valuable opportunities.”

About the Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation  
The Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation is the charitable division of the Nebraska New Car and Truck Dealers Association. The foundation was formed in 1984 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, capable of receiving tax deductible contributions to provide the funding for charitable and educational activities to enhance the automotive industry in Nebraska.  

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.